Charles Drake

Birthday:
10/02/1917
Place of birth:
New York, City, New York, USA:
Biography:
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Charles Drake (October 2, 1917 – September 10, 1994) was an American actor.Drake was born as Charles Ruppert in New York City. He graduated from Nichols College and became a salesman. In 1939, he turned to acting and signed a contract with Warner Brothers. He wasn't immediately successful. World War II interrupted his career; soon after his military service was complete, Drake returned to Hollywood in 1945, his contract with Warner Brothers ended. In the 1940s, he did some freelance work, like A Night in Casablanca. In 1949 he moved to Universal Studios. In 1955, Drake turned to television as one of the stock-company players on Robert Montgomery Presents and three years later he became the host of the British TV espionage weekly Rendezvous. In 1959, he starred in the Western film, No Name on the Bullet, where he played a doctor dedicated to saving a small town from a dangerous assassin. In 1967 he played the part of Oliver Greer in The Fugitive episode The One That Got Away. He played in 83 films between 1939 and 1975, including Scream, Pretty Peggy. More than 50 were dramas, but he also acted in comedies, science fiction, horror and film noir. He died on September 10, 1994 in East Lyme, Connecticut, aged 76. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Charles Drake, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Credits

James Stewart's Wonderful Life (1988)
as (archive footage)
My Brother's Wedding (1983)
as Pastor #2
The Lives of Jenny Dolan (1975)
as Alan Hardesty
Scream, Pretty Peggy (1973)
as George Thornton
Partners in Crime (1973)
as Lt. Fred Harnett
The Screaming Woman (1972)
as Ken Bronson
The Arrangement (1969)
as Finnegan
Hail, Hero! (1969)
as Senator Murchiston
The Smugglers (1968)
as Harry Miller
The Swimmer (1968)
as Howard Graham
The Counterfeit Killer (1968)
as Dolan
Valley of the Dolls (1967)
as Kevin Gillmore
The Money Jungle (1967)
as Harvey Sheppard
The Third Day (1965)
as Lawrence Conway
Dear Heart (1964)
as Frank Taylor
The Lively Set (1964)
as Paul Manning
Showdown (1963)
as Bert Pickett
Back Street (1961)
as Curt Stanton
Tammy Tell Me True (1961)
as Buford Woodly
No Name on the Bullet (1959)
as Luke Canfield
Step Down to Terror (1958)
as Johnny Williams Walters
Until They Sail (1957)
as Capt. Richard Bates
Jeanne Eagels (1957)
as John Donahue
Walk the Proud Land (1956)
as Tom Sweeny
The Price of Fear (1956)
as Sgt. Pete Carroll
All That Heaven Allows (1955)
as Mick Anderson
To Hell and Back (1955)
as Brandon
Female on the Beach (1955)
as Police Lieutenant Galley
Summer Pavilion (1955)
as Ned Welch
Four Guns to the Border (1954)
as Sheriff Jim Flannery
Tobor the Great (1954)
as Dr. Ralph Harrison
War Arrow (1954)
as Sgt. Luke Schermerhorn
The Glenn Miller Story (1954)
as Don Haynes
The Lone Hand (1953)
as George Hadley
It Came from Outer Space (1953)
as Sheriff Matt Warren
Gunsmoke (1953)
as Johnny Lake
Bonzo Goes to College (1952)
as Malcolm Drew
The Red Ball Express (1952)
as Partridge
The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952)
as Jim Anderson
Little Egypt (1951)
as Oliver Doane
You Never Can Tell (1951)
as Perry Collins
Air Cadet (1951)
as Capt. Sullivan
Harvey (1950)
as Dr. Sanderson
Winchester '73 (1950)
as Steve Miller
Peggy (1950)
as Tom Fielding
Louisa (1950)
as Radio Broadcaster (voice)
I Was a Shoplifter (1950)
as Herb Klaxon
Comanche Territory (1950)
as Stacey Howard
Tarzan's Magic Fountain (1949)
as Dodd
The Tender Years (1948)
as Bob Wilson
The Pretender (1947)
as Dr. Leonard Koster
Winter Wonderland (1946)
as Steve Kirk
A Night in Casablanca (1946)
as Lt. Pierre Delmar
Whistle Stop (1946)
as Ernie
You Came Along (1945)
as Lt. R. Janoschek
Conflict (1945)
as Prof. Norman Holsworth
Air Force (1943)
as Navigator
The Hard Way (1943)
as Trailer Narrator (Uncredited)
Now, Voyager (1942)
as Leslie Trotter (uncredited)
Busses Roar (1942)
as Eddie Sloan
Winning Your Wings (1942)
as State College Student
Bullet Scars (1942)
as Reporter at Police HQ
The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
as Sandy
Dangerously They Live (1941)
as Joe, Hospital Orderly with Dr. Murdock (uncredited)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
as Reporter (uncredited)
Sergeant York (1941)
as Scorer (uncredited)
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)
as Snappy Saunders
Out of the Fog (1941)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
as Young Priest (uncredited)
Career (1939)
as Rex Chaney

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